Campaign Boot Camp 2 0

Author: Christine Pelosi
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
ISBN: 1609945166
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Offers help and guidance to anyone looking to work in public service whether they are running for office, advocating for a cause, or fighting for a public policy issue.

Campaign Boot Camp

Author: Christine Pelosi
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
ISBN: 0979482208
Size: 60.63 MB
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Attorney, author, and activist Christine Pelosi presents leadership lessons from the campaign trail for anyone who wants to run for office, advocate for a cause, or win a public policy issue. InCampaign Boot Camp: Basic Training for Future Leaders—A 7-Step Guide to Launching Successful Campaigns for Candidates and Causes, Pelosi uses a boot camp model to provide practical advice and “get real” exercises so that individual readers can integrate these leadership lessons into their own public service efforts on political campaigns, ballot initiatives, or non-profit ventures. Right from the stroller, Christine was campaigning with her mother, Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. She has served candidates and party alike, and she knows like few others about the nuts and bolts of winning in politics. Distilling best practices from across the political spectrum, Pelosi shows aspiring leaders how to master the fundamentals of campaigning—management, message, money, and mobilization. She lays out a 7-step program for effective campaigning at all levels of public service, from community initiatives to congressional races: 1. Identify your call to service 2. Know your community 3. Build your leadership teams 4. Define your message 5. Connect with people 6. Raise the money 7. Mobilize to win Along the way, Pelosi features successful campaigners with their diverse backgrounds and experiences. Among the public servants and political professionals quoted in the book are: Donna Brazile, David Brock, Willie L. Brown, Jr., Max Cleland, Bill Clinton, Andrew Cuomo, Thomas D'Alesandro, Jr., Rahm Emanuel, Al Gore, Mahatma Gandhi, Kirsten Gillibrand, Kerry Kennedy, Frank Luntz, Ellen Malcolm, Gerald W. McEntee, Markos Moulitsas, Nancy Pelosi, Carl Pope, Bill Press, Ronald Reagan, Ann Richards, Karl Rove, Jack Valenti, Tim Walz, George F. Will, and Jim Zogby. Their writings and practices help make Campaign Boot Camp both a helpful guide to participatory democracy and an inspiring collective memoir.

Campaign Craft The Strategies Tactics And Art Of Political Campaign Management 5th Edition

Author: Michael John Burton
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440837333
Size: 10.52 MB
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The go-to source on campaign management for nearly two decades is now updated to cover the latest in contemporary campaign expertise from general strategy to voter contact to the future of political campaigns. • Updates readers on rapidly evolving campaign strategy and tactics • Offers the ideal balance between practical perspectives and scholarly literature • Includes fresh information on political polarization, strategic technologies, and online tools, along with coverage of the debate between advocates of ballot access and voter integrity • Examines non-candidate players such as Super PACs and educational non-profits

Campaigns On The Cutting Edge

Author: Richard J. Semiatin
Publisher: CQ Press
ISBN: 1506316476
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Campaigns on the Cutting Edge evaluates the current trends of today’s campaigns and assesses the innovative changes these well-tuned organizations are making on the presidential, congressional, and gubernatorial levels. As technology now allows candidates to announce their candidacies online, raise money through web fundraising, and mobilize supporters via smartphones, these increasingly mobile and integrated campaigns face the growing influence of outside interests. In the thoroughly updated Third Edition, author Richard J. Semiatin looks at the 2016 election and focuses on the growth of super PACs, the role of big data in campaigns, voter identification laws and their impact, and the ways in which technology increases the volume of information that campaigns use.

The Networked Nonprofit

Author: Beth Kanter
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470633052
Size: 39.72 MB
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The Networked Nonprofit Connecting with Social Media to Drive Change This groundbreaking book shows nonprofits a new way of operating in our increasingly connected world: a networked approach enabled by social technologies, where connections are leveraged to increase impact in effective ways that drive change for the betterment of our society and planet. "The Networked Nonprofit is a must-read for any nonprofit organization seeking innovative, creative techniques to improve their mission and better serve their communities." —Diana Aviv, president and CEO, Independent Sector "The Internet means never having to ask permission before trying something new. In The Networked Nonprofit, Kanter and Fine show nonprofits how to harness this flexibility to pursue their missions in partnership with two billion connected citizens." —Clay Shirky, author, Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations "The Networked Nonprofit uniquely describes the historical context and the current challenges that compel nonprofit leaders to work in networked ways and offers easy steps to help users exploit the potential of social media and 'working wikily."' —Stephanie McAuliffe, director, organizational effectiveness, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation "A must-read for nonprofit leaders who want to change their organizations from the inside out by embracing the power of social networks." —Charlene Li, founding partner, Altimeter Group; author, Open Leadership; and coauthor, Groundswell "This is a perfect handbook for anyone who wants to leapfrog their current limitations of understanding and find real-world applications of technology to extend their mission." —Michele Nunn, CEO, Points of Light Institute, and cofounder, HandsOn Network "Kanter and Fine provide the 'Google Maps' for nonprofits to harness social media to kick butt and change the world." —Guy Kawasaki, cofounder, Alltop.com, and former chief evangelist, Apple Inc. "URGENT! Read this book. Take notes. Take action. If you work for a nonprofit, you don't have to do every single thing these seasoned authors have to share, but you certainly have to know what you're missing." —Seth Godin Register at www.josseybass.com/emailfor more information on our publications, authors, and to receive special offers.

The Executive Director S Guide To Thriving As A Nonprofit Leader

Author: Mim Carlson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470603932
Size: 31.64 MB
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As the position of nonprofit ED becomes more demanding, there is a need for an up-to-date resource. This revised edition of the best-selling book is filled with management advice for succeeding as an executive director. This new edition includes thoroughly updated information and new content. It covers topics on timely issues and practical strategies including: Avoiding Burnout, Accountability, Professional Networking, Financial Literacy, Measuring Effectiveness, and much more. Ideal for ED’s and board members, the book also includes new cases and stories from the field and “practical tips” sidebars.

Shattered

Author: Jonathan Allen
Publisher: Crown Books
ISBN: 0553447084
Size: 68.74 MB
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"Through deep access to insiders from the top to the bottom of the campaign, political writers Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes have reconstructed the key decisions and unseized opportunities, the well-intentioned misfires, and the hidden thorns that turned a winnable contest into a devastating loss. Drawing on the authors' ... knowledge of Hillary from their previous book ... Shattered [offers] an object lesson in how Hillary herself made victory an uphill battle, how her difficulty articulating a vision irreparably hobbled her impact with voters, and how the campaign failed to internalize the lessons of populist fury from the hard-fought primary against Bernie Sanders"--Provided by publisher.

Wikinomics

Author: Don Tapscott
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440639487
Size: 47.46 MB
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The acclaimed bestseller that's teaching the world about the power of mass collaboration. Translated into more than twenty languages and named one of the best business books of the year by reviewers around the world, Wikinomics has become essential reading for business people everywhere. It explains how mass collaboration is happening not just at Web sites like Wikipedia and YouTube, but at traditional companies that have embraced technology to breathe new life into their enterprises. This national bestseller reveals the nuances that drive wikinomics, and share fascinating stories of how masses of people (both paid and volunteer) are now creating TV news stories, sequencing the human gnome, remixing their favorite music, designing software, finding cures for diseases, editing school texts, inventing new cosmetics, and even building motorcycles.

The Happy Healthy Nonprofit

Author: Beth Kanter
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119253586
Size: 68.90 MB
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Steer your organization away from burnout while boosting all-around performance The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit presents realistic strategies for leaders looking to optimize organizational achievement while avoiding the common nonprofit burnout. With a uniquely holistic approach to nonprofit leadership strategy, this book functions as a handbook to help leaders examine their existing organization, identify trouble spots, and resolve issues with attention to all aspects of operations and culture. The expert author team walks you through the process of building a happier, healthier organization from the ground up, with a balanced approach that considers more than just quantitative results. Employee wellbeing takes a front seat next to organizational performance, with clear guidance on establishing optimal systems and processes that bring about better results while allowing a healthier work-life balance. By improving attitudes and personal habits at all levels, you'll implement a positive cultural change with sustainable impact. Nonprofits are driven to do more, more, more, often with fewer and fewer resources; there comes a breaking point where passion dwindles under the weight of pressure, and the mission suffers as a result. This book shows you how to revamp your organization to do more and do it better, by putting cultural considerations at the heart of strategy. Find and relieve cultural and behavioral pain points Achieve better results with attention to well-being Redefine your organizational culture to avoid burnout Establish systems and processes that enable sustainable change At its core, a nonprofit is driven by passion. What begins as a personal investment in the organization's mission can quickly become the driver of stress and overwork that leads to overall lackluster performance. Executing a cultural about-face can be the lifeline your organization needs to thrive. The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit provides a blueprint for sustainable change, with a holistic approach to improving organizational outlook.

Developing A National Stem Workforce Strategy

Author: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 030939161X
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The future competitiveness of the United States in an increasingly interconnected global economy depends on the nation fostering a workforce with strong capabilities and skills in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). STEM knowledge and skills enable both individual opportunity and national competitiveness, and the nation needs to develop ways of ensuring access to high-quality education and training experiences for all students at all levels and for all workers at all career stages. The National Science Foundation (NSF) holds a primary responsibility for overseeing the federal government’s efforts to foster the creation of a STEM-capable workforce. As part of its efforts in this endeavor, NSF’s Directorate on Education and Human Resources asked the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to convene a workshop that would contribute to NSF’s preparation of a theoretical and evidence-based STEM Workforce Development R&D Core Framework. Participants discussed research themes, identified gaps and emerging research opportunities, and recommended refinements in the goals of the framework. This report summarizes the presentations and discussions from the workshop.